Stephanie Sharpe, MSCC, is Assistant Director for Athletic Performance with Tarleton State University. In this Masters Profile, Coach Sharpe shares how she was introduced to the field of strength and conditioning, how she connects with student-athletes and shapes the environment within her weight room, and what the CSCCa means to her.
Evan Simon, MSCC, is Director of Sports Performance for Davidson College. In this CSCCa Profiles With The Masters video, Coach Simon shares the best parts of being a strength coach, describes his concept of 360 Awareness, and explains what the CSCCa means to him.
Here are the answers to your questions about the December Written Retake Exam, the Spring 2023 SCCC Certification Exam, and notes for mentors.
Thank you for your support of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa). Our annual membership renewal drive is now underway!
As the CSCCa moves forward, I want to share some thoughts on our ever changing and growing profession. Let’s talk about how to promote CSCCa certifications in your own department.
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It’s at this intersection – where Traditional Chinese Medicine and what Western minds perceive as rigorous, evidence-based research meet – that a new understanding of TCM’s role in athletic performance coaching is beginning to emerge.
As we in the CSCCa national office have had a chance to decompress and absorb all the things that went on at the 2022 CSCCa National Conference, I want to take some time to share some ideas with you and ask you for feedback.
As the 2022 winner of the Gatorade Young Achievement Award from the CSCCa, Wittenberg’s head strength coach Mark Uptegraff, SCCC, describes the role that mentors have played in both his life and career, shares practical ideas for aspiring strength coaches to progress in the profession, and explains what winning the Gatorade Young Achievement Award means to him.
Greg Werner, MSCC, is Senior Director, S/C, Women’s Basketball with Virginia Tech. In this Masters Profile, Coach Werner describes what it really means to be a mentor, shares how young strength coaches can advance within their professional careers, and explains his role in nominating the winner of the 2022 Gatorade Young Achievement Award with the CSCCa.
The end of the third and final year of the current CEU cycle is just around the corner, and we strongly encourage everyone to make sure they are on track to fulfill all CEU requirements by July 31, 2022 in order to maintain SCCC certification. Here are the details.
A key distinction of the manner of kettlebell training when compared to training with other “bells” (e.g., barbells and dumbbells) is the nonlinear emphasis (i.e., circular strength) rather than the more common linear emphasis.